The Weinstein Co. has scooped up North American and U.K. rights to "I'm Not There," Todd Haynes' sprawling Bob Dylan biopic. Company plans to release the movie, the first Hollywood dramatization of…
Classically trained Europeans wrote many of Hollywood's finest Golden Age film scores, and plenty of composers best known for their symphonies, operas and ballets spent at least some time penning…
While orchestras and electronics are the stuff that many movie scores are built on, the composers behind "Babel" and "The Departed" based their music on instruments from the guitar family.
The Oscar song race rocks a who's who list of top stars. Here's a look at some high-profile contenders.
Partly inspired by the success of Jorge Drexler's song from "The Motorcycle Diaries," three songs by Indian composer A.R. Rahman have been submitted to the Academy for consideration, including the…
Oscar's best song nominees typically represent a pluralistic sample of the music world, from Broadway tunes to comedic ditties; however, this year's race might wind up looking like the Grammys' best…
A comicbook action-adventure, two animated tales (one of them a musical) and a 9/11 movie: Composer John Powell couldn't have asked for more diverse projects in one year.
Long conspicuously absent from Hollywood's dehydrating well of original plotlines, African narratives emerged in a big way in 2006 with films set and shot all over the continent, most notably "Blood…
Some of the year's most ambitious scores were penned by composers who have been down the red carpet before. Two are past Oscar winners and two others are past nominees, but while their individual…
Before beginning work on the score for "Volver," director Pedro Almodovar gave this advice to composer Alberto Iglesias: "Just be as close as possible to the main character, Raimunda (Penelope Cruz)…